Mercifully, my sense of order (so offended by the missing fourth volume and the change in art direction for the latter in the series ) did not overwhelm my sense of pleasure at the purchase this weekend, for one pound each, of these excellent compendia of top-drawer 1950s blues. 53 more words
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Serious contender for album of the year.
There is a lot to say about this group. I first encountered them while surfing through recommended videos on Youtube and through the sheer power of a mouse click, I was thrown into a world of the cleanest and most refreshing jazz I have ever heard. 749 more words
At a recent dinner with friends, the opinion came up again that aging rock bands should just give it up, already, by age 60. This is a pretty popular opinion, with a long history (starting with the rock stars themselves, who once viewed anyone over 30 with suspicion). 975 more words